This week’s Political Updates, covers moves and changes at all levels of government.
Jon Wilks CMG has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Qatar in succession to Mr Ajay Sharma CMG and will start in February 2020 (more info).
Following the General Election on 12th December 2019, Westminster welcomes 140 new Members of Parliament.
Westminster also welcomes back 15 former MPs who have previously been elected.
Following the General Election on 12th December 2019, Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes the newly 109 elected Conservative MP’s.
Following the success within the General Election, the Conservative Party has increased its majority to 80, achieving a total of 365 seats.
Following the General Election on 12th December 2019, Jeremy Corbyn has announced he will not lead the party into a future election.
Following the General Election, the Labour party has lost 59 seats within the House of Commons, suffering its worst defeat since 1935, achieving a total of 203 seats.
Jo Swinson has stepped down as Party Leader after losing her seat in the East Dunbartonshire constituency.
This week’s plenary session will be held in Strasbourg (more info).